FILM, MUSIC AND TELEVISION
LEE RUDNICKI, ATTORNEY AT LAW
LEE RUDNICKI is an entertainment lawyer with 20 years of experience. Lee has a bachelor’s degree in music from San Jose State, a law degree from the University of San Francisco, a certificate in screenwriting from UCLA, and has completed international business and law studies at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, and Charles University, Prague. As his schedule permits, Lee teaches a law school course and seminars on entertainment transactions.
Prior to law school, Lee was an award-winning rudimental drummer, endorsed by both Zildjian Cymbals and Pearl Drums. Lee won the high percussion trophy at the 1988, 1989, and 1991 DCI World Championships with the Santa Clara Vanguard, and in 1994-95, he was the Vanguard's Percussion Director of the Vanguard, complete with a Lee Rudnicki signature drum stick.
Lee's legal career started as corporate counsel for the Silicon Valley tech start-up Vivdence. From there, he went on to be an entertainment litigator in San Francisco, representing entities such as Clear Channel and Bill Graham Presents. In 2004, Lee opened his own law firm in Los Angeles.
Active as a producer, Lee has produced films in the United States, Japan and Italy. In 2015, Lee directed the US/Japanese/Italian sci-fi ilm Fleur. In 2017, Lee helped produce the feature film Wonderwell, starring Carrie Fisher and Rita Ora. Lee currently serves as business affairs on a Netflix series, and a producer of several film and television shows.